HC Deb 25 March 1970 vol 798 c405W
50. Mr. John Lee

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total value of all profits after taxation by independent airlines for the period 1960 to 1969, inclusive; and what was the value of dividends paid out by such airlines for this period.

Mr. Goronwy Roberts

Complete figures are available for the six years 1962–67. Total profits attributable to shareholders were £2.8 million and dividends £0.7 million, representing an average return on shareholders' funds of 4.1 per cent.